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A specialist university closely linked with the creative industries on the beautiful Cornish coastline. Search our website for the latest student accommodation in Falmouth.

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AFS always has the widest choice of student accommodation available. To help you find the right place to live, read our brief guide to the different types of accommodation below.

University Hall
  • University residences which are generally full of first year undergraduates are a great way to adjust to living away from home and making new friends. Uni halls are usually located close to campus.

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Private Halls
  • Generally offer a higher level of amenities than University Halls, at higher rents. Will be home to a more diverse mix of students and normally located close to campus.

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  • A house share with a group of friends is often the lowest cost option and popular as the next step after living in Halls. Typically located in student friendly areas which require some travel to University.

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  • A flat or apartment is similar to a house share on a smaller scale and will normally have one or two bedrooms. Ideal for smaller groups or couples.

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  • Either a premium room in a Private Hall of Residence or a self-contained flat or apartment where all of the amenities are in one space. Typically the most expensive option.

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  • A room in a house where the landlord or owner currently lives. A good option if you are not too concerned about living with other students and are budget conscious.

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  • A self-contained room, which includes most amenities but with shared bathroom facilities.

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Living in Falmouth as a student

Falmouth is a serene coastal town in Cornwall and at its centre is Falmouth University, a specialist university for the creative industries. The university also has a campus in Penryn which operates in partnership with the University of Exeter. The University of Falmouth welcomes over 6,000 students each year to their professional facilities and vibrant creative community.

Students amount to a large part of the town’s population and therefore it does have successful means of accommodation. There are 8 halls of residence in the town, which include properties owned by the university and privately owned halls of residence. The university offers halls in several locations either on-campus, near the beach, or in the town. They also have a choice of shared and one-person flats, with catered packages available.

Private halls in Falmouth offer students with an excellent variety of choices, including the option of a standard shared flat as well as a private studio, amongst several other attractive features. Along with conventional halls of residence there are other types of accommodation with different benefits.

Shared houses are favoured by students of the University of Falmouth that would like to move on from halls and are predominantly popular with groups of 4 or more friends. A good supply of flats and apartments can be found in either town centre locations or in the surrounding area with excellent transport connections. This accommodation is typically managed by landlords or letting agents who specialise in student accommodation and there are many in Falmouth that have a valued reputation.

If you are looking for any additional information about the University, we have student guides available to read on our website. On we offer professional advice with over 20 years experience in supporting students with their search for accommodation. Begin your search on our website by looking into our current listings, you can use our website to enquire directly with the accommodation or contact our team for any additional assistance.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are you going to live and study in Falmouth? Here are the most frequent questions asked by other students.

Most students look for shared housing in Falmouth from October, although there will be student accommodation available all year round. First year and international students generally start looking in January for halls of residence.
The amount you pay will depend on the type of student accommodation you choose. A shared house in Falmouth will cost you £86 per week. A halls of residence will cost, on average £168 per week, but could cost more depending on what type of room you select.
Accommodation for Students has the widest range of student accommodation currently available in Falmouth. This includes halls of residence, house shares, flats and apartments. You can enquire directly to your chosen accommodation or get more support through our live help team. Accommodation for Students has accommodation across the whole city including City Centre and Falmouth University.
In Falmouth the standard length of contract is 46 weeks. However it is possible to have a longer or shorter agreement than this. Some halls of residence will only offer a 50 or 52 week tenancy agreement for example.
Yes, a selection of the student accommodation listed on Accommodation for Students will offer short term stays. This is most often the case for halls of residence in Falmouth. Look out for the properties which have the short term let badge or filter your search by ‘letting period’.
This will depend on the type of property you choose. The most anyone can legally charge is 5 weeks rent. Some accommodation in Falmouth halls of residence will not require a deposit at all, while on average the deposit in a shared house in Falmouth will be £344.
All landlords and property managers in Falmouth are legally required to protect your deposit in a legally recognised tenancy deposit scheme. If you take care of your student accommodation you should have no problem getting your money back. You can check out some further information right here.

Falmouth Universities

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